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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 2, 1790, London, Middlesex                                Price Three-Pence Halfpenny only. From  TUESDAY, rebruary i,       THURSDAY,  February  4i 1790. 8783 DNESDAY, Feb. 3. From the LONDON GAZETTE. At a Council of his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales, held at Carle ton-houfe, the iff of February, 1790. SHERIFF appointed by his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales in Council, for the year 1790. QUNTT of   Cornwall, C )     ; W R. Hichens, of Poltair, Efq. Whitehall, February 2. The Lord Chancellor has appointed Thomas Bi-fhop, of the town of Llandovery, in the county of Carmarthen, Gent, to be a Mailer Extraordinary in the High Court of Chancery. Hamburgh, Jan. 19. Laft Tuefday died, in the 73d year of his age, John Anderfon, Efq; J. U. D. and BurghomaiTer of this city, whofe death is univerfally lamented. Hsmburgb, Jan. 22. In this day's feffion of the Senate of this city came on the election of a new Bin-ghomafter, when Senator Franz Anton Wagner, Efq; J. U- L. was duly chofen, in the room of the late Burghoniaikr Anderfon. Vcjlerday arrived the Mails from France and Flanders. 'Frankfort, Jan. 16. The oftes^lble reafon given for the political Junto, or the Convocation .of Notables at Lifbon, is the more equal diftribu-tion cf the church benefices. But the nrft Affembly iof the French Notabies was more to dif;over the inclinations of the people than to receive laws 'from them. They never imagined that that attempt would inform them cf their rights and ilrength. Jn ihort, defpotifm never calculated 'fo badly as in that Convocation ; and it is not improbable but the AiTembly in Portugal may be attended with the fame effects. Paris, Jan. 26. We have accounts from Gre-jiob'.e, that on the 2d of this month a violent fhock of an earthquake was felt at Thcys, a fmall village, iituate in the mountains, at about three 'quarters of a mile diftant from Grenoble; the fa-ne thock was alio felt at AUemond. Urujfeh, Jan. 27. The arrival of General Van 'der Meerfch in Bruffels has caull-d univerfal joy ; ;he was received by the volunteers under arms, amidit an immenfe concoui fe of -people. S  H  I  P - N  E W  S. : Deal, Feb. i. Came down> and failed, the Sarbadoes Planter, Carter, for Barbadoes; Two Brothersj Redpath, for Philadelphia; Neva, Hall, and Williami ^u-j*~*?-3-�,c�. Vita-ini*.: Fortune, Yates, for Malaga ; Coufnis, SfraYfe-� fo-d for Corunna; Dublin* Willi amfon, for Dublin; Centurion, Wright, and Valentine,   Feith, from Honduras. __. LONDON. HOUSE   of   LORDS. Tuesday, February z. THE Houfe met purfuant to their laft adjournment, and after receiving feveral private Petitions, they adjourned till Friday. The Lord Chancellor fat as Speaker. HOUSE   of   COMMONS. Tuesday, February- 2. THE Corn Indemnity Bill was read a fecond time, and committed for to-morwj^^ ^ ^ Yefterday at one .o'clock, a Cabinet Council was held at the Duke of Leeds's office, Whitehall, which was attended by the Lords 'Chancellor, Prefident, and Privy-Seal, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Duke of Richmond^ Earl .'of Chat bam, an4 Lord Hawkeibary. ThejCouncil fat till half part four o'clock', when the Duke of Leeds difpatched one of his meffengers. with letters .to Lord Robert Fitzgerald, his Majefty's Secretary to the Embaffy and. Miniiter Pleriipdten-tiary at."the Court of France. The King's, vifit to his Hanoverian dominions, whieh was poftponed laft year, is again the fubjecl: of conversation : the time mentioned for it is, immediately on the breaking up of the Parliament. A letter, dated St. Domingo1, Nov. 1, inferted in one of the French Journals, ftates, that the planters in that ifland having refolved to fupprefc all mention of liberty to. the flaves, either bywords or writing, and to ififliA the moft rigorous puniflinient on any perfon (who mould pronounce an article of the Declaration of the Rights of Men and Citizens in their hearing, had afiaffinated M. Ferrand, one of the Senefchal Judges, and paraded his head on a poll, for maintaining, in a memorial, the right of the free Mulattoes to be admitted to the Provincial Alftmb'lies. "For th.2 credit of men, who can plead neither ignorance nor neceffity in extenuation of murder, we hope the report is not true. The States of Brabant have prohibited the dealing i,i corn and grain, except in the public markets, on pain of confifcation, one third to the informer, and two-thirds to the poor. They have alfo prohibited the railing any recruits, or levying t oops, without a written per-miflion under their own hands. The Rector and Members of the Old University of Louva'm (the great bone of contention) have put themfelves under the protection of the Sutes General, who have ordered them to be re-eftab-lifhed in all their rights, as foon as poffible. Count Zenobio has returned tc Venice, being recalled by an order of the Rejiublick, under pain of having his eftates confifcated. Such is the liberty enjoyed even by the Nobles in fome modern Republicks! The Duke of Devonfhire's eftate has acquired within thefe few years, an incnafe of i2,oo'ol. a year by a mine-lead and copper. An action forCrim. Con., report fays, has been commenced againft one of the young branches of an exalted family, and formal procefs ferved. A capital merchant in the city has offered to build a number of flvips for the Ealt-India Company's fervice at fixteen pounds per ton freight. This will be an immenfe faving to the Company, and will enable them to reduce the price of their ton freTghTrrfin?^ of their commerce. Yefterday the Purfef of the Lord f hnrlow Eaft-Indiaman attended at the India-Houfe,_ and received the Company's difpatches and private letters, by that ftiip, with orders for Captain Thompfon's immediately proceeding on his voyage to -Fort St. George" and China. The Belvedere, which has the fame destination, will Despatched on Thurfday next. On Saturday laft the Speedy packet, Capt. D'Auvergne,.'failed from Falmouth with the mails of the 20th paft, for the Leeward Iflands. The Enterprise, Hixon, from Rotterdam to Newcaitle, is put into Bridlington, having broke her anchors. T .  , The Nelly, Lee, from Exeter to London, is put into Whitttable-bay-, with lofs of anchors and "�The Prince William Henry, Smith, from London to Portfmouth, is putmto Margate pier. The don, i cable, ana uiua uo...-6~. . The Good Defign, Harwood, was driven out of Sunderland foaJ without ballaft, and went on near Scarborough the 22d ult. the crew Yefterday a Court 6'f Aldermen was held at Guildhall; the Lord-Mayor, Recorder, and 23 Aldermen, were prdfent. The price of bread was continued as before. Harvey Chriftian Corrrbe, Efq; -Citizen and Brewer, was admitted and fworn into the office of Alderman, to which he was ele&e.l for the ward of Aldgate, in the room of John Burnell, Efq; deceafed, and took his feat accordingly* The thinks of the Court were given to the Rev. Mr. De Coetlogon, for his 'ermon at St. Paul's on the anniversary of King Chailei's Martyrdom. Ajtfhbrty Harrifon, Citizen and GolJfmith, was .elecl^LtaftiScttB^f the Court of Requefts, in the rTom of Thomas Byam, deceafed. The Lord Mayor acquainted ' the Court of a correfpondenCe, and produced copies of level al jetters and anfwers thereto from the Right Hon. W. W. Grenville, .Senetary of State, concerning the Bank Guard. The Court debated fome time thereon, and requefted the Lord Mayor tO ) proceed no further therein without .lieir concurrence. The Court broke up at four o'clock. Mrs. Darner is finiftiing another Dog in marble, from a caft of her own in Terra CotM. A Djg, whofe head and heck, if not all over, will vie with the two former dbgs, in Mr. Walpole's Collection at Strawberry-hill. The Statue of the King is alfo fo far advanced, as to afcertain, that there will be more identity than in ftatuary is ufual. A gentleman of very large fortune, ana of an unbounded liberality, is about to creel a monument to Milton, at his own expence, in the church of St. Giles's, Cripplegate. This great man, who kid lived in Bunhill-row, near Mocrhslds, for many of the laft years of his life, is buried under the clerk's defl: in Cripplegate church. The fubTcription for Coliins's (.the poet) monument, goes on very rapidly. It is to be erected in the Cathedral of Chicheiter, near which town he was born. A monument to Mr. Garrick (on whofe voice and locks, whilft he was living, fo many thou-fands have hung enraptured) mould be propofed by fubfeription. It is. a di'grace to our nation", that the firft, ,and certainly tne moll general actor that the world ever produced, fhollld lie " beneath a f uds and namelefs ftone " A 'me lal is juft ft;uck-, reprefenting Meilrs. V7ander Noot and Vander Meerfch face to face ; the device, a pen and fword crOiTed, the motto, Menu 13 Manu; the likeneffes are very good, and th^e medal well executed. Major Rennel has received from tbe eaft a geographical work, composed by one of the laft of the Caliphs, which includes the geography of Europe from Turkey to the German fea. JX puS Ramfgate harbour, �h loft of and other damage 12, at tin, and March 16, at three, at the Lion aiw Lam&i in Lekeftrr. Attorney, Mr. Richard Lloyd, Tha'vies-inni Holborn, London, or Mr. Thomas Barnhurft, of Birmingham. CrefwdVBell, of Monkvr^aror>�tli Shore, Durham, wood* monger; to furrender Feb. si, 23, �nd March i6,~aceie- . vtn, at      White-hart Inn, in Nevculle upon Tyne.   At* torney, Mr. Jofcpli Wrighrj in Sunderland. Joflici* Long thi �l bjeil appeared to him to take another form, and fuddenly vanifhed.   He returned to his houfej and related the circuniftances with fo much earneirV nefs, that it was in vain his friends reafoned with him on tne improbability of the tale, or attempted to prove that he muft have been deceived. The following day he feemed very much dejected; on Tuefday went out of his fenfes> and continued in that deplorable ftate until Sunday laft, when he died.   He was no more than 35 years of age, and was on the eve of marriage with a lady of Harripftead. The Prince of Wales has appointed the Rev. William Corbett Wilfon, A. B. of Trinity College, Cambridge, to be one of the Chaplains ift Ordinary to his Royal Highneft. MARRIED.]   Yefterday morning, at St. Giles's in the fields, by the Reverend the Dean pf Chrift Church, John Maitland, Efq; of Ba-jfinghall-ftreet, to Mifs M. A. Reavely, of Gower-Itree't,  Bedford - fquare. - Yefterday morning, at St. Michael's, Bafleihaw, Bafmghall-ftreet, Mr. John Thomas, of China-row, Chelfea, Surgeon, to Mifs Dale, daughter of the late Mr. Dale, of  rtrect.- Thurfday laft, at St. Aljban's, Wood-ftreet, Mr. Mallet, of Love-lane, Alder-Mifs Dixwell, of B ridge-ftreeo EA�T INDIA COMPANY. WANTED (by a young Man of good Cha-rAtttr) in the Honoui.ible Eaft-lndia Company's Service, as Steward to a Captain, or a Midlhipman*s place, on beard any of the Company's fhips of this prefent Sea-fon, For wVuh a l'reoiiam will be given. Any Perfon having either o.1' the above Places to difpofe of, though the Midihipman's place would be preferred, may aJdrefs a !in-, poft-piid, .0 the fubliiher, of this Paper, which will be duly artemied ti. N. B. Secrecy may be depenW up�n if fequ'red.     fa?5 LEEDS  and LIVERPOOL CANAL and DOUGLAS NAVIGATION. THE Next General Affembly of the Company of Proprietors of the Leeds �ad Liverpool CUnal and Douglas Navigation will be held, by Adjournment, sc the Hsufe of Mr. Tatham, the Talbot, in Bradford, in the county of York, on Friday the. 19th Day of .'February next, by Eleven o'Cl>ck iiithe_FjisflPJPf upon Special *nfln�fc are moft refpeftfully inrorr.ed, that t!� above Inn w.ll be continued by his WIDOW : wb del.res to return her f.n ern, where the Coaches and Poftp;ifs thiougii every day. K.'B. If required, a good MANOR near, remarkably well ftoclceii with game, may be bad with the ho-iie. Fi>r particulars, iaquire of Mr. Jaflelyn, at Bd;lead-hall, rear lp;*ich. fi8o 'This Day nuas-publifiiea, Price is. AN ADDRESS to the INHABITANTS of NOTTINGHAM, "ccadoned by a Letter fenttothe Mayo* and fome other Membea of the Corporation of that Town. With an Appendix, In the Subject of the Tetk- . Ljws. By GILBERT WAKEFIELD,   B. A. Printed for J.   Johnfon, No. 71, Sc. Paul's Churchward. Where may be had, Fafti fiibm'ttSd t  the Confideration of the Friends of Civil ai.u Religious Liberty j containing Bifaop Horiiv-y'sextraordinary L'.ttcr to the Cbrgy of his Diocefs, and Mr, now of Leicelk. jail; uylor i to Fox's Spe trice is. :.h   on the   Repeal    of    the Teft Law.   

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